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UTHSC Hosts Inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Nov. 6

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Saturday, November 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Memphis. The free symposium will bring together local, national, and international speakers to discuss the theme of “Re-Imagining Multicultural and Global… Read More


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Fall 2021 Nursing Magazine: The Power of Nursing

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The Fall 2021 Nursing magazine explores the “Power of Nursing.” In this award-winning issue read how a mother-and-daughter nursing team deliver health care in rural Middle Tennessee; see how siblings are supporting each other in the accelerated BSN program; and learn about the UTHSC College of Nursing’s new Midwifery program. Read the full issue below.


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UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Brings Neighborhood Approach to Health Care

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Cutting the ribbon to open the UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday were Michelle Taylor, MD, director of the Shelby County Health Department; Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Henry Turley, member of the UTHSC Coillege of Meidcine Board of Vistiros, and Jim Bailey, MD, who has led the development of the Health HUb.

When the orange ribbon was cut to open the new UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday morning, supporters of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, local leaders, and neighborhood residents responded with a round of applause. Located at 534 North Second Street, the UTHSC Health Hub is a neighborhood approach to improving health in… Read More


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2021 A Challenging, but Good Year, Chancellor Reports

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In his 12th and final State of the University Address Thursday, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said 2021 has been a challenging, but good year for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Speaking from the Mooney Library in the newly renovated Historic Quadrangle at the center of the Memphis campus and via Zoom, the… Read More


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AED/CPR Trainings Set This Month for UTHSC Campus Community

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CPR/AED classes, like this one from a previous year, are designed to teach faculty, staff, and students how to successfully react in an emergency.

Eleven years ago, Kelly Rogers, PharmD, BCCP, FCCP, FACC, professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, organized a CPR/AED training class for the campus community. The free class has been held every year since, with the exception of 2020, when the global pandemic intervened, said Dr. Rogers,… Read More


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LaFlora Named Director of University Health Services  

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  Louise LaFlora, MD, has been named director of University Health Services (UHS), the on-campus health care provider for the students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. LaFlora completed her residency at UTHSC in the St. Francis Family Medicine program in 2019. Since finishing her residency, she has worked… Read More


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Annual UTHSC Faculty Senate Awards Honor Excellent Work for 2020-2021

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The Faculty Senate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its annual awards, naming Sally Badoud, assistant vice chancellor for Communications and Marketing, its Administrator of the Year for 2020-2021. Other Faculty Senate award winners for 2020-2021 are: The Teaching and Learning Center, Presidential Citation Award; Information Technology Services, Presidential Citation Award;… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Engaged in the Community

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The Summer 2021 issue of the College of Medicine Magazine showcases how the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the college led the community through the global pandemic. As the pandemic continues, so does the work of the university and college. This issue also highlights the importance of improving health equity in Tennessee and… Read More